The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Citrix Systems.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 61 86 50
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -36
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 274 194 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.73% 2.71% 4.82%
As % of the Vendors category 8.30% 6.00% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 226 171 331
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
Citrix
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3302 3234 3857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.99% 45.19% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2565 2753 3348
Average salary £36,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.86% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region.

Citrix Salary Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Citrix Salary Histogram in the North West

Citrix
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +24 156 £33,500 -13.32% 27
Cheshire +7 70 £34,500 +27.77% 13
Merseyside -7 21 £37,500 -37.50% 4
Lancashire -12 14 £29,000 +5.45% 9
Cumbria - 9 £46,250 - 4
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix.

1 382 (73.60%) VMware
2 358 (68.98%) Windows
3 271 (52.22%) Microsoft
4 252 (48.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 187 (36.03%) Active Directory
6 171 (32.95%) Hyper-V
7 165 (31.79%) XenApp
8 160 (30.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 155 (29.87%) MS Exchange
10 144 (27.75%) ITIL
11 143 (27.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 136 (26.20%) Cisco
13 133 (25.63%) XenDesktop
14 132 (25.43%) MS Excel
15 129 (24.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 120 (23.12%) SAN
17 118 (22.74%) Citrix Certification
18 113 (21.77%) SQL
19 94 (18.11%) MCSE
20 89 (17.15%) CCA
21 87 (16.76%) NetApp
22 83 (15.99%) WAN
22 83 (15.99%) MCITP
23 82 (15.80%) HP
24 79 (15.22%) Windows 7
24 79 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
25 73 (14.07%) Finance
26 72 (13.87%) LAN
27 69 (13.29%) IIS
28 68 (13.10%) Cisco Certification

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 155 (29.87%) MS Exchange
2 69 (13.29%) IIS
3 59 (11.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (7.13%) Lync
5 33 (6.36%) SharePoint
6 30 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 30 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.16%) Site Server
10 4 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.77%) Apache
10 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.58%) TPMS
12 2 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.19%) Documentum
13 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 132 (25.43%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.39%) Revit
3 2 (0.39%) SketchUp
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Exchequer
1 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.39%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.05%) Office 365
2 11 (2.12%) SaaS
3 2 (0.39%) PaaS
3 2 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (23.12%) SAN
2 83 (15.99%) WAN
3 72 (13.87%) LAN
4 67 (12.91%) Firewall
5 41 (7.90%) DNS
6 37 (7.13%) NetScaler
7 36 (6.94%) NAS
8 32 (6.17%) DHCP
9 29 (5.59%) VPN
10 26 (5.01%) iSCSI
11 20 (3.85%) VoIP
11 20 (3.85%) TCP/IP
12 19 (3.66%) VLAN
13 14 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (1.73%) Unified Communications
14 9 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (1.73%) Internet
15 8 (1.54%) Network Security
15 8 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.77%) MySQL
8 2 (0.39%) OLAP
8 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.19%) MS Access
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (1.16%) MSI
2 2 (0.39%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (14.07%) Finance
2 26 (5.01%) Retail
3 25 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.93%) Marketing
5 8 (1.54%) Greek Language
5 8 (1.54%) Polish Language
5 8 (1.54%) Legal
6 4 (0.77%) Games
7 3 (0.58%) Banking
8 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.39%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 106 (20.42%) Analyst
2 88 (16.96%) Support Engineer
3 54 (10.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 51 (9.83%) Consultant
5 49 (9.44%) Support Analyst
6 41 (7.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 32 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (5.97%) Citrix Engineer
9 25 (4.82%) Technical Analyst
10 24 (4.62%) Server Support
11 21 (4.05%) Service Analyst
11 21 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
12 20 (3.85%) Server Engineer
12 20 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
12 20 (3.85%) Architect
12 20 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 19 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 19 (3.66%) Citrix Support
13 19 (3.66%) IT Support
13 19 (3.66%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.73%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.16%) .NET
3 5 (0.96%) HTML
4 4 (0.77%) COM
5 3 (0.58%) CSS
6 2 (0.39%) Web Services
6 2 (0.39%) XML
6 2 (0.39%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.19%) EDI
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.62%) Blackberry
2 21 (4.05%) FlexPod
3 15 (2.89%) iPhone
4 14 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 13 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 10 (1.93%) Replication
7 9 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.54%) CLARiiON
9 6 (1.16%) Clustering
9 6 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.96%) GIS
10 5 (0.96%) FMCG
10 5 (0.96%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.77%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.77%) CMDB
12 2 (0.39%) Celerra
12 2 (0.39%) Biotechnology
12 2 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 358 (68.98%) Windows
2 160 (30.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 129 (24.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 79 (15.22%) Windows 7
4 79 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (8.48%) Linux
6 30 (5.78%) Windows XP
7 27 (5.20%) UNIX
8 23 (4.43%) Windows 2000
9 19 (3.66%) Windows 8
10 18 (3.47%) VMS
11 16 (3.08%) AIX
12 12 (2.31%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (2.12%) Solaris
14 8 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.96%) Android
16 3 (0.58%) Debian
17 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.39%) Windows NT
18 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (27.75%) ITIL
2 42 (8.09%) Project Management
3 41 (7.90%) Change Management
4 39 (7.51%) Migration
5 37 (7.13%) Service Delivery
6 29 (5.59%) Problem Management
7 24 (4.62%) Incident Management
8 21 (4.05%) Change Control
8 21 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 20 (3.85%) Service Management
10 19 (3.66%) Test Scripting
11 16 (3.08%) PRINCE2
12 15 (2.89%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (2.50%) Information Security
15 12 (2.31%) Business Continuity
16 11 (2.12%) Project Planning
17 10 (1.93%) Disaster Recovery
17 10 (1.93%) Asset Management
17 10 (1.93%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (21.77%) SQL
2 32 (6.17%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.66%) VBScript
4 18 (3.47%) C
5 17 (3.28%) C#
6 13 (2.50%) C++
7 8 (1.54%) VB
7 8 (1.54%) Perl
8 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.77%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.58%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 143 (27.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (22.74%) Citrix Certification
3 94 (18.11%) MCSE
4 89 (17.15%) CCA
5 83 (15.99%) MCITP
6 68 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (11.37%) CCNA
8 45 (8.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 42 (8.09%) Degree
10 38 (7.32%) MCTS
11 33 (6.36%) Security Cleared
12 32 (6.17%) MCSA
13 29 (5.59%) MCP
14 25 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (3.85%) SC Cleared
16 17 (3.28%) CCNP
17 11 (2.12%) HND
17 11 (2.12%) NCIE
18 10 (1.93%) CCIA
18 10 (1.93%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.32%) SLA
2 29 (5.59%) QA
3 10 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.96%) BS7799
5 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.39%) GMP
6 2 (0.39%) GLP
7 1 (0.19%) GxP
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 252 (48.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 187 (36.03%) Active Directory
3 171 (32.95%) Hyper-V
4 165 (31.79%) XenApp
5 133 (25.63%) XenDesktop
6 61 (11.75%) vSphere
7 43 (8.29%) XenServer
8 36 (6.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 27 (5.20%) Terminal Services
10 25 (4.82%) VMware ESX
10 25 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (2.50%) MetaFrame
12 10 (1.93%) Xen
13 8 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (1.54%) vCloud
14 7 (1.35%) VMware Server
15 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (1.16%) NFS
16 4 (0.77%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.58%) Squid
Systems Management
1 47 (9.06%) SCCM
2 32 (6.17%) SCOM
3 17 (3.28%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.96%) WSUS
5 5 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.77%) Netcool
6 4 (0.77%) Nagios
7 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.39%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.39%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.19%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.19%) OpenView
8 1 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 382 (73.60%) VMware
2 271 (52.22%) Microsoft
3 136 (26.20%) Cisco
4 87 (16.76%) NetApp
5 82 (15.80%) HP
6 39 (7.51%) EMC
7 37 (7.13%) Dell
7 37 (7.13%) AppSense
8 29 (5.59%) Oracle
9 26 (5.01%) Symantec
10 22 (4.24%) IBM
11 20 (3.85%) Fujitsu
12 18 (3.47%) Veeam
13 13 (2.50%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.12%) SAP
15 10 (1.93%) Juniper
15 10 (1.93%) Apple
15 10 (1.93%) McAfee
15 10 (1.93%) SolarWinds
16 8 (1.54%) Sophos
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,500 to £19,500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £33k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
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Manchester, Lancashire
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